|Ted Myers (#46904394)|
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I began doing family genealogy over 30 years ago.After I retired from the military, I became very interested in the Civil War. I had visited many civil war cemeteries, and the many unknown soldiers buried in them. Every soldier who died in war for his country should be known and honored. And the families of the soldier should be able to know where he is buried, this has been my goal to provide that information to those who are searching for a soldier.|
I spend a great deal of my time traveling to battlefields and cemeteries, and researching information on a soldier or person. If at anytime I can be of help or if you need more information please contact me. Or if you have more information on a soldier. If a correction needs to be made "PLEASE" contact me. Don't write an other "BIO" in the Flowers and Notes section of the Memorial. Leave a message or email me anytime.
I will tranfer memorials if it is a request made by a relative of a soldier. If you are not related please do not ask. If you have information in regards to a soldiers memorial I will be more then happy to add it.
"The Bivouac of The Dead"
The muffled drums sad roll's all beat
the soldier's last tatoo,
No more on life's parade shall meet
The brave and fallen few.
The neighing troop, the flashing blade,
The bugles stirring blast,
The charge,the dreadful cannonade,
The din and shout are past.
Rest on embalmed and sainted dead,
Dear as the blood ye gave,
No impious footstep here shall thread.
The herbage of your grave,
On fame's enternal camping ground,
Their silent tents are spread,
And glory guards with solemn round,
The bivouac of the dead.
No vision of the morrow's strife
The warrior's dream alarms,
No braying horn nor screaming fife
At dawn shall call to arms,
No rumor of the foe's advance
Now sweeps upon the wind,
No troubled thought at midnight haunts
Of love ones left behind,
Your own proud land's heroic soil
must be your fitter grave;
She claims from war his richest spoil,
The ashes of the brave.
Note: In making correction to memorials, I will make corrections, Birth dates, Death dates, Marriage dates add a spouse or children, if they have memorials, I will not add long Bio's, I just don't have the time. If you have a Bio I will be more then happy to transfer a memorial to you to add a bio, when finished just transfer it back. I spent a great deal of time traveling to battlefields and cemeteries which takes up a lot of my time, I would be greatful for any help you can give me in regards to memorials.
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|Sandra Freeman Dean||Ezra E Hollis|
Ezra was my 2nd gr-grandfather's brother. The military record says only that he was mustered out on 31 Dec 1862, but that can also mean discharged. His brother, Frederic R Hollis, was killed on that date in the same battle (Battle of Stones Creek). I have requested a photo through Find A Grave and am hoping one can be found. I notice on the memorial you state "personal research". Have you seen anything stating that Ezra was in fact killed? I'd like to know for certain one way or the other, although I've not been able to find any other records for him after that date.
Thank you, Sandra Freeman Dean
|Kathie L. Webb Blair||RE: John D (David) Sellers, FAG#5551625|
I hope you can help me out with this gentleman, a family member who served in the War Between the States. He enlisted under the name John David Sellers in Crawfordsville, Indiana, was born Aug 1844 in Crawfordsville, Montgomery Co., Indiana. He served in Co. L of 116th Indiana Infantry. After his discharge, he began spelling his last name Sellars and eventually ended up in Washington state where he was a carpenter and wagon maker, the husband of Elmira Ralph and the father of seven children. He is listed in the 1910 U S Census as an "inmate" (patient) at the Washington Soldiers Home in what was then Home, is now Orting, Pierce Co., WA. Some time after that census was taken, he died and was buried under the same name he had enlisted under, John D. Sellers. I was able to research and find his birth date, but do not know when he died and it apparently is not on his headstone at the cemetery in Orting, Pierce Co., WA. I would like to give him a date of death, but don't know who to contact to find this out. Have gone thru a number of sites attempting to find his date of death, without any success. Can you point me in the right direction? I'd greatly appreciate it.
Take care and God Bless. With All Sincerity,
Kathie L. Webb Blair, Portland, OR
|Doug Wise||RE: Isaac Wise grave #192@Andersonville|
Thanks for the explanation Ted. Surely the folks at Find-a-grave could fix it. -- Doug
|Doug Wise||Isaac Wise grave #192@Andersonville|
Hi Ted -- This is a mis-identification. The Isaac Wise in grave #192 at Andersonville was my great uncle. He served in the 18th PA cavalry and he died on March 27th 1864. I'd appreciate it if you would remove memorial # 73406876. Thank you.
|Tink||Re: John Bates|
Hi Ted, I posted a duplicate memorial #82449712 for John Bates. I have added the photos to your memorial and will delete mine. Could you add his wife, memorial #82449748? Thank you! Kim
Added by Tink on Nov 21, 2013 6:21 PM
|Tony Klingensmith||John Bate|
I requested a memorial photo of the John Bates memorial (#31648974) you creatred for Maplewood Cemetery, Carbondale, PA but it was disapproved because there is a duplicate memorial for this same person that already has two headstone photos. Can you get with the other memorial owner (#47262240) to delete one of these duplicate memorials? Yours was created first, but the other memorial has the two photos. Also, the other memorial lists the last name as Bate, not Bates, and the headstone is spelled Bate. This may be why there are two memorials. Please let me know which one is kept so I can link to the correct memorial. I also have some information I'd like to add to the final memorial. I sent a similar note to the other owner.
|Ann in Kalamazoo||John Ellsworth|
Ted, Thank you for the corrections to John's memorial, and linking him to his rightful parents!! Your work on collecting the Civil War veteran's grave sites and making sure they have a memorial is very much appreciated. Ann
I just want to thank u for ur service to our country and all ur work on Find A Grave. I am researching the 75th OVI and all the civil war soldiers buried in my home of Preble County, Ohio. Ur work on battlefields and national cemeteries is greatly appreciated!
|Meggin Ayers||Lawrence Kearns|
Thank you so much for the work you are doing. As a veteran from a very military family it moves me greatly.
I am helping a friend research her great great grandfather, Lawrence Kearns. You have him listed in St Mary's of Mount Carmel, in Dunmore PA. She has been told by the church that the grave does not exist. Did you actually see the grave or does your information come from records. If you actually saw the grave could you give a brief description of it's location?
Thank you so much
|Brandi Southerland Howell||descendant of Daniel D. Benton|
God Bless You! I stumbled upon your link through my third great- grandfathers find a grave... I am just now learning of him through the genetic research I am currently working on. His name was Daniel D. Benton. Turns out he has quite a story. My heart was touched when I read your bio and I wanted to say thank you. It's rare in today's world to hear of others who do good,selfless deeds. It makes it that much nicer when you do run across people who do.
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